Larrry Goodman. Luxembourg filings give an unprecedented insight into the scale of the 77-year-old’s business empire. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Luxembourg company that part-owns Larry Goodman’s ABP Group as well as other investments associated with the Co Louth businessman, paid almost (...)

Larry Goodman. Luxembourg company Parlesse Investments Sarl has shares in, and loans out to, a range of Mr Goodman’s businesses. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A Larry Goodman company based in Luxembourg made a profit of €52.6 million in 2013 and paid just 0.4 per cent tax, according to accounts in the tiny E(...)

Wexford developer Alan Hynes said the people concerned were ‘white collar investors’, such as dentists, accountants and solicitors. ‘There’s one judge as well.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A judge is among 45 “white collar investors” behind the Laurels apartment development in Dundrum, Co Dublin, which has defects that have rendered it (...)

Ibec head of policy and chief economist Fergal O’Brien and chief executive Danny McCoy: despite  economic growth, the employers’ group has  warned that the Government still has limited room to manoeuvre on the fiscal front. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Unemployment will fall below 9 per cent and gross domestic product will grow by 5.4 per cent this year, a performance that will see Irish economic (...)

Smurfit Kappa chief executive Gary McGann: there is continued media speculation about a potential bid from rival International Paper. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Smurfit Kappa has not received any approach from US rival International Paper, according to sources with knowledge of the matter, and the Dublin- and(...)

The  company had no employees during 2013 but had“financial fixed assets” of €560 million.

The Luxembourg parent of Dublin-based Kellogg Europe Trading Ltd paid just €5,000 in tax on profits of €39.5 million in 2013, according to accounts f(...)

Alan Hynes: the loan collateral includes €3.6m personal guarantee Hynes signed with Ulster Bank. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

The Wexford accountant Alan Hynes has said he is involved in an effort to buy loans totalling €12.7 million from US investor group Lone Star which bo(...)

Seán Quinn: His family family is claiming the loan securities used to seize the Quinn Group were not legally sound. Photograph: The Irish Times

Negotiations between the family of former billionaire Seán Quinn and the special liquidators winding down the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation will n(...)

John McCartin and Seán Quinn enjoying  a drink when Mr Quinn returned to his HQ. Mr McCartin is a non-executive director of Quinn Industrial Holdings. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The Fine Gael councillor who played a key role in getting parts of the former Quinn Group back under local control has been asked by his party if he w(...)

There was little by way of market news on the Dublin market yesterday though Ryanair fell 1.4 per cent, to €10.94

Bourses in Europe were mixed with Germany’s Dax higher and France’s Cac 40 turning lower. On Wall Street, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead.(...)